4-H Environmental Educator – Fortson

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

Position Details

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

Classification Title Temporary Service/Maintenance FLSA Non-Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

This job is a temporary Environmental Educator at Fortson 4-H Center located in Hampton, Georgia. The primary responsibility is to independently lead K-12 grade students through multidisciplinary classes in an outdoor setting. Class subjects offered include life and earth science, ecology, team building, outdoor skills, and living history. Other responsibilities include animal care, maintenance of teaching areas and resources, facilities, grounds, and support of general operations of the facility.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Education, Environmental Education, Forestry, Natural Resources, Outdoor Education, Science, or related field.
First Aid/CPR/AED certification (or willingness to obtain)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

•Commitment, genuine interest in child development, dynamic personality, well developed communication skills, creativity, and leadership ability
•Skill in teaching a wide variety of subjects to K-12 grade youth
•Broad knowledge of outdoor education and able to work in an outdoor setting
•Ability to communicate effectively with youth and adults
•Ability to work independently
•Ability to work with and care for live teaching animals (reptiles, amphibians, and others)
•Willingness to be trained in high and low ropes course facilitation

Physical Demands

Work when exposed to outdoor elements including but not limited to adverse physical and weather conditions. Willing to lift 20-40 pounds and walk approximately 3 miles daily. Be comfortable with heights and climbing a ladder. Driving.

Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? Yes Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a requirement of this position? Yes Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? Yes Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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